Cathy Mariotti Ezrailson
The Physics Front collection is the physics and physical science online library developed for pre-college teachers within the ComPADRE Digital Library Pathways Project. The Physics Front serves a broad spectrum of users that include new and crossover physics teachers, pre-service as well as in-service teachers of physical science and physics for grades K through 12, teacher preparation instructors in universities as well as students of physics and physical science. Participation in The Physics Front collection also extends to physics departments involved in the preparation of pre-service teachers and the support of in-service teachers and their students.
Cathryn Manduca and
Cathryn A. Manduca and Bruce Mason
ComPADRE, the physics education digital library of the AAPT, APS, AAS, and SPS, and the Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College have joined forces to make it easier to access a rich body of expert teaching experience. The new pedagogic portal at ComPADRE brings together information about effective teaching methods and examples of ways in which teachers and faculty use these methods for specific physics concepts. Each teaching method is described in peer-reviewed websites that are written by faculty known for their teaching (in physics or other disciplines).
The Nucleus is the ComPADRE collection targeted at undergraduate students majoring in physics and astronomy. It is assumed that undergraduates majoring in physics and astronomy might follow a wide array of career paths, so the types of resources included in the collection are correspondingly broad. From its inception, the collection has had two primary goals: Providing resources that will enhance the learning experiences of undergraduates, and providing tools and resources that will facilitate the establishment of an online community of physics and astronomy undergraduates.
H. Vincent Kuo
H. Vincent Kuo
PER-Central - The Physics Education Research – Community Enhancing Network for Teaching, Research and Learning is a ComPADRE collection designed specifically to serve as an informational touch-point and online community for "producers" and "consumers" of physics education research (PER). The collection contains information about and links to a wide range of materials and resources for the use of people conducting research on the teaching and learning of physics. Some of these materials are also useful to teachers and administrators interested in applying the findings of physics education research.